Ram has over 30 years experience in engineering and marketing management over a spectrum of high technology companies (Enterprise, B2B, B2C) across multiple segments (Big Data, Analytics, IoT, Second Screen etc.) He was the founding CEO of Fireclick which was acquired by Digital River. Previously he was a member of the executive team at RightPoint (acquired by E.piphany), Red Brick Systems (IPO), Informix, and Hewlett-Packard. He is a Venture Partner at Wellington-Partners and the Chair of the Steering Committee for GSVA (German Silicon Valley Accelerator).
Jul 11, 2014MBA, Santa Clara UniversityMasters in International Relations, Victoria University, New Zealand.
Barbara Murphy brings over 20 years of marketing leadership for both private and public companies. She currently provides marketing consulting services for venture backed early stage startups. Most recently she was the Chief Marketing Officer of Panasas, a high performance storage systems company.
Richard Malinowski is a Retired Vice President of Intel Corporation. A 30 year veteran of the computing industry, Malinowski, before joining Intel, worked at semiconductor and computing companies in Canada and Poland, primarily as a design engineer and engineering manager, designing hardware, software and semiconductor products. He started his career in chipset design at LSI Logic Corporation of Canada in 1989.
Jan 19, 2012President, Fido ManagementM.B.A., StanfordA.B., Harvard
Teaching Field: New Product Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Consulting
Joe DiNunzio is a faculty advisor for the MBA Consulting Center, helping to cast and guide the student teams working with sponsor clients. He has twenty-five years of creative, technical and business leadership experience, both as a management consultant and as a hands-on operating executive.
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Apr 19, 2013MBA, University of California, Davis | A.B., Harvard University
James Kelly supports the UC Davis MBA Consulting Center by working with corporate sponsors to develop integrated management project opportunities for the IMPACT program: Integrated Management Projects and Articulation and Critical Thinking.
The UCD Davis MBA Consulting Center Executive Engagement Team works with client sponsors to establish a working relationship, identify and codify potential projects, and closely monitor and support the working relationship between the company and the MBA student teams.
From investigating new markets for Fortune 500 companies to exploring financing scenarios for start-ups, our MBA Student Project Teams generate winning solutions for our corporate “sponsors” while gaining practical, hands-on experience and earning required course credit.
A typical project lasts 20 weeks. The team meets regularly with the corporate “sponsors” and works under the guidance of a Team Advisor, meeting at least once a week to track progress. The advisor plays a critical role as a sounding board for the students’ ideas and conclusions.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.